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Child abuse poll a ‘mistake’ – Facebook
In what has become a seemingly regular occurrence, Facebook is being asked: how on earth did this happen?
On Sunday Facebook asked an unspecified number of users their thoughts on how child abuse images should be handled on the network.
It gave a scenario in which an “adult man” asks a 14-year-old girl for “sexual images”, and then a list of possible answers.
One option read: “This content should be allowed on Facebook, and I would not mind seeing it.”
A follow-up question offered options on how policies should be enforced, such as “Facebook decides the rules on its own” or “external experts decide the rules and tell Facebook”.
As noted by the Guardian, none of the options allowed the user to suggest that the proper course of action in this…
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